Official opening ceremony “Kaizansai” was held on Sunday Apl.27 in Kamikochi.
During the ceremony two events to pray for safety and play the alpenhorn which is traditional musical instrument of Switzerland took place at the foot of the Kappa Bridge.
Due to the fine weather on the day about 3,500 people visited here and enjoyed the fine view of snow and magnificent mountains.
We are honored and delighted to announce that Kamikochi and downtown Matsumoto have been chosen to host a special inaugural ceremony for a new national holiday named “Yama no Hi” (山の日 or “Mountain Day”). The event will take place on Thursday, August 11th this year and is being touted as an opportunity for people to experience the mountains firsthand and enrich their knowledge of the history surrounding Japan’s alpine culture.
We thank that we have finished safely season now in mine Closing Festival. And we pray to the gods of mount Hotaka as greeted safely also next season.
It does not have ten days until the end of the season this year .Kamikochi Closing Festival is November 15.The 16 days is not possible admission .
Since cold day there were many this year,It is toward winter earlier than usual.However there full larch is that it is not still scattered ,Leaves are shining in orange is beautiful .It seems lined with carpet , it’s beautiful.
This morning is the most low temperature in this autumn , it was -0.5 ℃.When coming from the kettle tunnel,Larch leaves have become autumn colors.Best time to see is becoming close .
Written by: William Habington
Date: September 13, 2015
A warm hello to all of our readers! This is an advisory concerning the upcoming “Silver Week” holiday, spanning five days from September 19th to the 23rd. Due to many Japanese visitors being on holiday, crowds are expected to be much larger than usual.